London: Kegan, Paul, 1903. First edition, one of 250 copies. Read More about The Salmon Rivers of Ireland
Rare books, first editions, prints and original art related to sports and leisure. Specializing in angling/fishing, fencing, golf, polo, hunting/shooting and the Derrydale Press.
London: Duckworth & Co, 1898. First edition. Read More about The History of Gambling in England
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, . First edition. Read More about Man on Spikes
[[N.p: 1894]. Pictorial record of the Nonantum Club, an American fishing club organized from New Haven circa 1892, with lands leased on Lac des Commissaires next to the lake village of Lac Bouchette (west of Saguenay). The club is mentioned in reports of Canadian angling in Field and Stream at..... Read More about At Nonantum Club Lac Bouchette, P.Q. May 17 - June 5 1894 Come ! Hurry Up !
New York: The Anglers’ Club of New York, Macmillan Company, 1951. First edition, one of 222 copies, with two sets of the extra suite of plates. Fine Copy. One of the most sought-after modern books on flies and fly-fishing, in its rarest and most desirable state. This copy with the..... Read More about The Fly and the Fish
London: Day & Son, n.d. Third edition. Read More about “Curry & Rice,” on Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at “Our Station”...
London: Day & Son, 1911. Fifth edition. Read More about “Curry & Rice,” on Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at “Our Station”...
1934 1936. GROTON SCHOOL. A photographic chronicle of the first two decades in the life of Gordon Auchincloss from infancy to college. Highlights include the Groton School 50th Anniversary, June, 1934 with Fraklin D. Roosevelt pictured seated in the center of the porch, the Groton Football team of which Gordon..... Read More about 2 Photograph Albums of Gordon Auchincloss including images from his years at the Groton School...
Cincinnati: Stewart and Kidd Company, 1916. First edition. Account of big game hunting in the St. Elias Range, Yukon Territory."- Arctic Bibliography. Read More about Camp Fires in the Yukon
[N.p., Vancouver? August 1961]. RARE ALASKAN FISHING TRIP. Privately printed account of a fishing trip by Donald Bates of Portland, B.C. lumber Baron H.R. MacMillan, Canadian Air Vice-Marshal Leigh Stevenson, and “one Indian” (the author, Fred Auger, publisher of the Vancouver Province newspaper) for steelhead, grayling, and salmon on the..... Read More about Alaskan Holiday in the Land of the Willa-Waw [Cover title
London: Country Life Limited, . First edition. Read More about An Angler’s Anthology. Collected by …
New York: Harrison Smith and Rober Haas, . Printed in France "Achevé d'imprimer le 17 Janvier 1933 par Columna et Mourlot Frères à Paris." "Published simultaneously in Paris by the Domino Press (whose logo is on the back cover) , in England by Faber and Faber, and in the U.S...... Read More about Powder. The Story of a Colt, A Duchess and the Circus
Columbia, S.C: University of South Carolina Press, 1950. Wittkowsky, Augusta Rembert. Third Printing. His Best Known Work. “The scene of all stories in My Health Is Better in November is the South; most of the incidents recorded took place in South Carolina. They constitute a delightful expression of one of..... Read More about My Health Is Better in November. Thirty-Five Stories of Hunting and Fishing in the South
New York: Greenberg Publishers. A Gun Room Book, . First Trade Edition. Read More about Tales of Quails 'n Such
New York: Greenberg, . Schaldach, William J. First Edition. Number 1 of 299, signed "Best wishes Havilah Babcock" on ffep. COPY NUMBER ONE. Laid in is a Christmas card addressed to Ray (Rilings) from the sales manager John Bodett at Greenberg sending him copy Number One as he has the..... Read More about Tales of Quails 'n Such
[Buffalo, NY]: Printed for Private Distribution, 1921. Second edition. Inscribed. Review of the tarpon in literature, pointers on angling for tarpon, and "A Partial Bibliography of the Tarpon" at pp. 91-95. Privately printed, and re-issued in five editions through 1951. Inscribed on the front flyleaf, "For H. Wendell Endicott/ with..... Read More about The Tarpon
[Buffalo]: Printed [by Matthews Northrup] for Private Distribution, . First edition. Presentation Copy of the Rare First. Review of the tarpon in literature, pointers on angling for tarpon, and “A Partial Bibliography of the Tarpon” at pp. 53-57. Privately printed, and re-issued in several editions through 1951. Read More about The Tarpon
N.p: [Privately printed], 1936. Fourth edition, no. 14 of 250 copies, initialed by the author “L.L.B.”. Presentation Copy. Review of the tarpon in literature, pointers on angling for tarpon, and "A Partial Bibliography of the Tarpon", at pp. 147-150. Privately printed, first in 1921 and re-issued in five editions through..... Read More about The Tarpon. A Description of the Fish Together with Some Hints on Its Capture
[Buffalo, N.Y: Privately printed for the author], 1930. Third edition. No. 191 of 250 copies, initialed by the author. Inscribed. Review of the tarpon in literature, pointers on angling for tarpon, and "A Partial Bibliography of the Tarpon" at pp. 147-150 Privately printed, first in 1921 and re-issued in five..... Read More about The Tarpon. A Description of the Fish Together with Some Hints on Its Capture by Rod and Reel
[N.p: Privately printed], 1951. Fifth edition, no. 99 of 250 copies signed by the author, additionally inscribed by the author on the first plate. Inscribed. The fifth edition of Babcock’s classic work (first published in 1920). With a nostalgic preface, noting “Fifteen years have passed since the publication of the..... Read More about The Tarpon. A Description of the Fish with some hints of its Capture
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. Ripley, Aiden. First edition, one of 950 copies, this copy unnumbered, "FOR REVIEW PURPOSES ONLY" Read More about Falling Leaves: Tales from a Gun Room
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1907. First edition. With a Bibliographical Autograph Letter, Signed. “A fishing story in Yankeeland” (Wetzel). Irving Bacheller (1859-1950) was a newspaperman and pioneer in newspaper syndication, whose novel Eben Holden (1900) sold more than a million copies. Signed in his fine hand..... Read More about Eben Holden’s Last Day A-Fishing
London: Printed by G. Parsonage [for] John Baddeley, 1834. First Edition. Inscribed by the Author, in Original Boards, Uncut. Inscribed on front flyleaf: “Presented to [name obliterated] with the Author’s best regards. Nov. 29, 1846.”. Read More about The London Angler’s Book, or Waltonian Chronicle, Containing Much Original Information to...
London: Routledge, 1910. The “Oval” Series. Fourth edition, revised. Originally published in 1897. Read More about Lawn Tennis